Abigail K. Drake

Associate

Overview

Abby Drake is a litigation associate in Foley & Lardner LLP's Dallas office. Abby’s practice focuses on general commercial litigation, securities and enforcement litigation, and commercial real estate disputes. She has represented individuals, small companies, and large corporations in a variety of matters across the country in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Prior to joining the firm, she worked in various firm and in-house positions as an extern, summer associate, and was a judicial intern for the Hon. William C. Sowder in the 99th District Court in Lubbock, Texas.

Representative Experience

  • Represented clients through taking and defending depositions
  • Assisted clients in preparing for key events, including securities enforcement investigations and depositions
  • Prepared expert witnesses for live testimony at hearings and trials
  • Represented clients in federal and state court, as well as alternative dispute resolution, from inception through final resolution, including drafting key pleadings and dispositive motions
  • Participated as a member of a trial team which secured a multi-million-dollar jury verdict

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Texas State Bar

Education

  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law (2017), summa cum laude
  • B.S., Texas A&M University (2014), magna cum laude
    • Agribusiness (major)
    • Economics (minor)
    • Dean's List

Admissions

  • Texas (2017)
  • Northern District of Texas (2017)